World Snooker Championship Results 2023
This article is about World Snooker Championship Results 2023. Seven-time champion Ronnie O’Sullivan maintained a healthy 10-6 lead over Luca Brecel in his World Championship quarter-final.
Trailing 6-2 when play resumed, Brussels opened with a brilliant break of 128 and scored two half-centuries as he fought back 6-4 and 8-6.
However, O’Sullivan’s excellent match play saw him reply time and time again. And two fifths of his own saw him on course for a 14th Crucible semi-final.
The O’Sullivan and Brecel best-of-25 match will be played in the final on Wednesday afternoon (14:30 BST) with the winner facing either Anthony McGill or Si Jiahui in the semi-finals.
It proved to be a disappointing end to Tuesday evening’s session for the Belgian from Brussels, who showed plenty of spirit and produced some impressive dishes en route to the field after losing the final four frames of the morning session.
However, the 28-year-old was also guilty of some sloppy safety and was taking a number of high-tariff shots that gave O’Sullivan opportunities to close out the night, maintaining his four-frame advantage.
Meanwhile, Mark Allen and Jack Jones are inseparable after finishing their second session level at 8-8. Resuming at 4-4, Welsh qualifier Jones, 29, took the first of several scrappy frames on the evening before Northern Ireland’s Allan hit three on the trot to lead 7-5 at the break. left behind.
Jones repeated the feat, laying the platform for his second half-century of the night to go ahead 8-7 with Red in right-center.
Allen 37, who has already won three ranking events this term, restored parity with a break of 61 to put the match squarely in the balance on Wednesday morning (10:00 BST).